Global Entrepreneurship

The entrepreneurial spirit moves across borders and spans cultures to create an international exchange of ideas, products and services that connect the world's economies.

20 U.S. Semifinalists Announced for ‘Get in the Ring: The American Startup Clash’

09/04/14 The entrepreneurial companies selected to proceed to the next round of “Get in the Ring: The American Startup Clash” hail from all corners of the nation and represent industries ranging from life science and education to food production and pet care.

Final Three Judges Named for ‘Get in the Ring: The North American Startup Clash,’ Hosted by the Kauffman Foundation

09/02/14 Three esteemed entrepreneurial leaders have been named to complete the judging panels for the “Get in the Ring: The North American Startup Clash” pitch competition.

International Panel of High-Profile Judges Assembled for 'Get in the Ring: The North American Startup Clash,' Hosted by the Kauffman Foundation

08/14/14 Two knock-out panels of international entrepreneurs and business leaders are taking shape to judge the final rounds of “Get in the Ring: The North American Startup Clash.”

Now is the Time to ‘Get in the Ring’: Pitch Competition Application Opens for U.S. Entrepreneurs

07/01/14 Applications are now open for U.S. entrepreneurs to compete in the second annual Get in the Ring: The American Startup Clash competition.

Get in the Ring: The North American Startup Clash 2014

The Kauffman Foundation hosts the North American "Get in the Ring" competition, bringing together innovative entrepreneurs from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Agriculture Tech Advances Opportunities for Entrepreneurs, Kauffman/Danforth Plant Science Center Paper Shows

04/23/14 With total food demand expected to increase 70 percent by 2050 sustainable agriculture technology will be critical to increase productivity in the face of significant environmental constraints and challenges.

Kauffman's Trending Content in 2013: Startup Data and Programs, Education Video Top the List

12/11/13 The Kauffman Foundation’s most in-demand online content in 2013 ranged from reports on first-ever metro-area startup data, trailblazing entrepreneurship online curriculum and a provocative video “Sketchbook” featuring a Harvard educator’s insights on fixing schools.

U.S. Mayors Gain Insights into Metro Entrepreneurship Issues From Two New Kauffman Foundation Reports

11/27/13 Metropolitan entrepreneurship issues are the focus of two new Kauffman Foundation reports released today at the Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship held in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week.

EyeVerify Wins International Startup Competition After Finishing First in U.S. Finals at Kauffman Foundation

11/22/13 Kansas City, Kan.-based startup EyeVerify won “Get in the Ring: The Investment Battle,” an international startup pitch competition.